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New York Times, Wednesday, March 31, 1982

Author:
Eli Wesoff
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F G J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Eli Wesoff has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,831

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Across
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Homophone for a digit : ATE
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"___ your lips ... ": Shak. : SEALUP
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"Bonanza" character : HOSS
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Winery property : TUN
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Undivided : ENTIRE
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Cry where Bacchus reigned : EVOE
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Kind of agent : UNDERCOVER
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Give up : CEDE
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Stronghold : BASTION
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Petty prince : SATRAP
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Hounds' quarry : HARES
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Egyptian goddess of fertility : ISIS
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Collected : SEDATE
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Margaret of 10 Downing St. : THATCHER
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Have ___ to pick : ABONE
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Lopez of Dallas : TRINI
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State west of Ga. : ALA
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Baseball's Schoolboy ___ : ROWE
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Haley best seller : ROOTS
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Mine access : ADIT
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Blyth or Sheridan : ANN
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Military force : CORPS
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Struck : SMOTE
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Purplish blue or vice versa : HYACINTH
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Placed in storage : STOWED
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French department : NORD
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To be, below the Border : ESTAR
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Cite as an example : ADDUCE
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Double-deck card game : CANASTA
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One of a Moslem people : MOOR
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Proletariat : LOWERCLASS
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Stigma : ONUS
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Exhibit : EVINCE
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Daisy ___ of Dogpatch : MAE
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Glut : SATE
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Sacred Jewish scrolls : TORAHS
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Historic period : ERA
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" ... three men in ___" : ATUB
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Food usually tinned : TUNA
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Word attached to book : ENDS
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Arranged in rows : SERIATE
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Call for repetition : ENCORE
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___ with (agreeing) : ATONE
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Ullmann : LIV
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Suffix denoting process : URE
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Iranians of the past : PERSIANS
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Feverish : HECTIC
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Make less significant by comparison : OVERSHADOW
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Pop : SODA
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Ooze out : SEEP
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A refrigerant : ETHANE
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City on the Tanaro : ASTI
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Stanza : STROPHE
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Miles or Bernhardt : SARAH
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Piano-key material : EBONY
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Destitute : DOWNANDOUT
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Successes in show biz : HITS
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Favored people : ELITE
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Estimated the worth of : RATED
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Civil wrong : TORT
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Short lyrical poem : RONDELET
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Indifferent to right or wrong : AMORAL
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Plane geom. figure : CIRC
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Attitudes : STANCES
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Curriculum unit : COURSE
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Laundry item : STARCH
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Part of a La Scala presentation : SCENA
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Hebrew prophet : AMOS
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Lady of Madrid : DONA
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Identical : SAME
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Absolute ruler : TSAR
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On the Yellow : ASEA
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Ab ___ (from the start) : OVO
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Personal pronoun in Köln : WIR

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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